POLLEN-SPORE TYPES

Geos/Anth 481/581

Genus / Species Family Pollen Type Pollen Class


Vesiculates and Inaperturates
Juniperus CUPRESSACEAE Juniperus, juniper, Cupressaceae, TCT Inaperturate
Abies PINACEAE Abies, fir Vesiculate
Picea PINACEAE Picea, spruce Vesiculate
Pinus ponderosa PINACEAE diploxylon pine Vesiculate
Pinus edulis PINACEAE haploxylon pine Vesiculate
Pseudotsuga PINACEAE Pseudotsuga, Doug-fir, (Larix) Inaperturate

More Special Types
Lycopodium LYCOPODIACEAE Trilete Spore Trilete
Davallia canariensis DAVALLIACEAE Monolete Spore Monolete
Ephedra viridis EPHEDRACEAE Ephedra, joint fir, Mormon tea Polyplicate
Acacia
LEGUMINOSAE Acacia, acacia Polyad
Arctostaphylos ERICACEAE Heath Family Tetrad
Taraxacum COMPOSITAE (ASTERACEAE) Liguliflorae Fenestrate

Porates plus Oak
Hilaria mutica GRAMINEAE (POACEAE) Gramineae, grass Monoporate
Betula BETULACEAE Betula, birch Triporate
Alnus BETULACEAE Alnus, alder Stephanoporate
Amaranthus CHENOPODIACEAE Chenopodiaceae-Amaranthus Periporate
Scirpus CYPERACEAE Cyperaceae, sedge, rush Periporate
Quercus FAGACEAE Quercus, oak Tricolpate

Tricolporate: Asteraceae and Others
Ambrosia COMPOSITAE Ambrosia, ragweed, bursage Tricolporate
Artemisia COMPOSITAE Artemisia, sagebrush, wormwood Tricolporate
Encelia COMPOSITAE (ASTERACEAE) Other Compositae, Tubuliflorae Tricolporate
Salix SALICACEAE Salix, willow Tricolporate
Larrea ZYGOPHYLLACEAE Larrea, creosote bush Tricolporate
Agave AGAVACEAE Agave, agave Monocolpate